Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Questions (275)

Bernard Durkan


275. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality further to Parliamentary Question No. 370 of 11 July 2019, if the relevant section of his Department has received a reply from the legal representatives of the person (details supplied) in respect of the letter of his Department dated 12 March 2019; if all the documentation has been received in order to progress the application; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37251/19]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

I am advised by the Immigration Service of my Department that the processing of the application for a certificate of naturalisation from the person referred to by the Deputy is on-going. The position remains as outlined in my response to Parliamentary Question No. 370 of 11 July 2019. A letter issued to the representatives of the person concerned on 12 March 2019 requesting certain documentation and a reply is awaited. Upon receipt of the requested documentation the case will be further processed. 

Queries in relation to the status of individual immigration cases may be made directly to the Immigration Service of my Department by e-mail using the Oireachtas Mail facility which has been specifically established for this purpose. This service enables up to date information on such cases to be obtained without the need to seek information by way of the Parliamentary Questions process. The Deputy may consider using the e-mail service except in cases where the response from the Immigration Service is, in the Deputy’s view, inadequate or too long awaited.